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Dr. Rao and gut health patient

WCVB’s Health Hub: It’s All About the Gut

Gerry Ferretti, of Chelmsford, eats well and teaches exercise classes, but for years she struggled to reach her weight goals and wrestled with stomach issues. That all changed when she met Dr. Supriya Rao, a Lowell General gastroenterologist who set Ferretti on path that went beyond medication. Gerry Ferretti, of Chelmsford, eats well and teaches exercise classes, but for years she struggled to reach her weight goals and wrestled with stomach issues. That all changed when she met Dr. Supriya Rao, a Lowell General gastroenterologist who set Ferretti on path that went beyond medication.
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Staying Safe in the Summer Heat

High temperatures are expected to continue through the weekend, and we urge everyone to stay safe and avoid heat-related illnesses like dehydration, heat exhaustion, and heat stroke by seeking shelter in air conditioning and limiting sun exposure and outside activity. An Emergency Cooling Center is Open at the Lowell Senior Center. High temperatures are expected to continue through the weekend, and we urge everyone to stay safe and avoid heat-related illnesses like dehydration, heat exhaustion, and heat stroke by seeking shelter in air conditioning and limiting sun exposure and outside activity. An Emergency Cooling Center is Open at the Lowell Senior Center.
Lowell Sun 2022 Best Readers' Choice Seal

Congratulations to Lowell Sun 2022 Readers’ Choice winners

The Lowell Sun recently released its 2022 Readers’ Choice Awards issue. The Sun ballot is housed on its website LowellSun.com for locals to vote for their favorites within Lowell and surrounding communities. The Lowell Sun recently released its 2022 Readers’ Choice Awards issue. The Sun ballot is housed on its website LowellSun.com for locals to vote for their favorites within Lowell and surrounding communities.
COVID vaccine for 6 months to age 5

COVID-19 Vaccines Approved for Children Under Age 5

Both Moderna and Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines are available locally for children ages 6 months through 5 years of age via the state-run vaccine clinic being operated by Cataldo Ambulance at the Lowell General Hospital Saints Campus located at One Hospital Drive in Lowell. Cataldo will be adding more days in order to accommodate the increased demand. Appointments can be made by visiting: https://home.color.com/vaccine/register/lowellcataldo Both Moderna and Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines are available locally for children ages 6 months through 5 years of age via the state-run vaccine clinic being operated by Cataldo Ambulance at the Lowell General Hospital Saints Campus located at One Hospital Drive in Lowell. Cataldo will be adding more days in order to accommodate the increased demand. Appointments can be made by visiting: https://home.color.com/vaccine/register/lowellcataldo
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Important Vaccine Update: Second Booster Dose

This week the FDA authorized and the CDC issued a recommendation for a second booster dose of the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine for individuals older than 50 and for those who are moderately to severely immunocompromised, to be given four months after the prior dose. This week the FDA authorized and the CDC issued a recommendation for a second booster dose of the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine for individuals older than 50 and for those who are moderately to severely immunocompromised, to be given four months after the prior dose.
FYH, Spring 2022

Read our Spring 2022 issue of For Your Health magazine

"For Your Health" is Lowell General Hospital's award-winning magazine, which is published several times a year, providing you and your family with information to help you make good health decisions. "For Your Health" is Lowell General Hospital's award-winning magazine, which is published several times a year, providing you and your family with information to help you make good health decisions.
Tufts Medicine

Wellforce Announces Name Change to Tufts Medicine

Wellforce, the high quality, integrated Massachusetts health system, announced today it will be uniting its member organizations under a new name – Tufts Medicine. Tufts Medicine includes Lowell General Hospital, MelroseWakefield Hospital, Tufts Medical Center, Home Health Foundation and a network of more than 2,000 physicians. Local hospitals within the system will operate under their respective names in conjunction with the Tufts Medicine name. Wellforce, the high quality, integrated Massachusetts health system, announced today it will be uniting its member organizations under a new name – Tufts Medicine. Tufts Medicine includes Lowell General Hospital, MelroseWakefield Hospital, Tufts Medical Center, Home Health Foundation and a network of more than 2,000 physicians. Local hospitals within the system will operate under their respective names in conjunction with the Tufts Medicine name.
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The CHNA Gives You a Say in Public Health

In just 15-20 minutes, residents of Greater Lowell - Lowell, Dracut, Chelmsford, Tewksbury, Tyngsborough, Billerica, Westford or Dunstable - can complete an anonymous survey that will impact how vital grant money and public health resources are distributed across the region and enter to win one of several gift cards. In just 15-20 minutes, residents of Greater Lowell - Lowell, Dracut, Chelmsford, Tewksbury, Tyngsborough, Billerica, Westford or Dunstable - can complete an anonymous survey that will impact how vital grant money and public health resources are distributed across the region and enter to win one of several gift cards.
2022 Boston Magazine Top Docs

Circle Health physicians among Top Doctors

A growing number of Circle Health’s network of physicians are considered among the best in their respective fields by their peers. Boston Magazine's annual Top Doctors list, assembled using peer references, includes more Circle Health physicians than ever before. A growing number of Circle Health’s network of physicians are considered among the best in their respective fields by their peers. Boston Magazine's annual Top Doctors list, assembled using peer references, includes more Circle Health physicians than ever before.
Winter Snow Emergency and Closures 2022

Winter Snow Emergency and Closures

The updated forecast for this weekend calls for up to 20 inches of snow in our area with snow expected to fall between two to four inches per hour between 5:00 am and 5:00 pm Saturday, January 29. Lowell General Hospital has made the preparations needed to ensure we are well positioned to serve our patients for the duration of this winter storm and have allocated our resources appropriately. The updated forecast for this weekend calls for up to 20 inches of snow in our area with snow expected to fall between two to four inches per hour between 5:00 am and 5:00 pm Saturday, January 29. Lowell General Hospital has made the preparations needed to ensure we are well positioned to serve our patients for the duration of this winter storm and have allocated our resources appropriately.
COVID-19 SMART Health Card

New COVID-19 SMART Health Card Verifies Your Vaccination Status

Massachusetts residents who were vaccinated in-state can now request, view, and/or print their own COVID-19 SMART Health card. This will allow those who have been vaccinated the ability to create a digitally formatted certification with a QR Code that verifies their immunization status. Massachusetts residents who were vaccinated in-state can now request, view, and/or print their own COVID-19 SMART Health card. This will allow those who have been vaccinated the ability to create a digitally formatted certification with a QR Code that verifies their immunization status.
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A Simple Way to Keep the Flu Away

You can prevent the flu this season by taking one simple step: Get a flu vaccine. The CDC recommends everyone 6 months and older get vaccinated. This includes pregnant women. You can prevent the flu this season by taking one simple step: Get a flu vaccine. The CDC recommends everyone 6 months and older get vaccinated. This includes pregnant women.